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Old 06-25-2003, 06:39   #1 (permalink)
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My 1965 Mk1 Cortina

Here is a photo of my Cortina when I used to race it in Tassie.
This photo was taken going into the first corner at Symmons Plains during the last v8 supercar meeting held there in 1999.

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Re: My 1965 Mk1 Cortina

and this is what it looks like now.

Marlows Classic Car Show in Perth 2003

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Re: My 1965 Mk1 Cortina

and another
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Re: My 1965 Mk1 Cortina

ok this is the last


who is that ugly bloke in the white shirt???
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Great example of a classic mk1!
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Re: My 1965 Mk1 Cortina

Great car mate. I love the mk1 cortina's. Hmmmm Lotus Cortina.
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Re: My 1965 Mk1 Cortina

ooooer that his a sexy little beast, bet she goes like a rocket :)
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Re: My 1965 Mk1 Cortina

Yeah she does sound very addictive at 7500.
For those interested it has a 1600 motor with twin 45mm Webers, extractors, big valves, fully balanced etc with 11.5:1 compression.

Produces around 140hp on a good day

and when I was racing I would allow about 1 L for every 3km. Had to put a holley fuel pump in (with v8 spec fuel lines) to keep up the volume. hehe
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My Cortina

Can I add my cortina? Can I, can I?

This was my first Ford. Weber carbs, extracors and wolf mufflers.

I thourghly enjoyed it...but could never gett he tuning of the carb right...
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Re: My 1965 Mk1 Cortina

xr8 couple: did you fotostitch that image? looks like 2 images as one. Just curious.
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